YouTube to acquire Twitch in billion dollar deal

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YouTube, owned by Google, is acquiring the popular videogame-streaming company Twitch for more than $1 billion.  The deal is an all cash offer and is expected to be annoounced very soon. Twitch is a San Francisco based company that allows users to upload and watch live gameplay videos which can ...

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LG G Flex 2 on its way and it has an ace up its sleeve

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You can say what you want regarding LG’s G Flex smartphone, but it was one of a kind. Curved phablet with a self-healing plastic certainly left a mark in smartphone business since its launch. The device maybe didn’t sell in some astronomic numbers, but it certainly brought something ...

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IN Brief: Android-Related things worth knowing about

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Hello all of you crazy android fans. Its time for this weeks IN Brief: ARTWKA, thats “android related things worth knowing about” for those of you not in the know, where we give you a brief, get it, rundown of some of the things that have been going on in our beloved android world ...

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LG G3 leaks in gold and white

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LG G3 will be announced in just 10 days in London and it’s leaking like crazy. We’ve already seen it’s back plates, front and back in gold, a teaser video by LG, three color renders, and it’s appeared in the wild rockin’ a snap cover. This time we have some fresh ...

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Android Silver coming next February?

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Just recently we heard from Evleaks’ twitter account that the Nexus program was being put down and Android Silver was stepping in.  I’m still in a state of shock, because I loved my high end and affordable Nexus 4/5.  But now another leak from Evleaks states: Android Silver, circa ...

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New chatter calls for death of Nexus line

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If you have been patiently waiting for Google to release the latest Nexus device, well, we have some “unofficially” sad news.  Renowned leaker @Evleaks has taken to Twitter with two separate tweets, one is sad, but one provides some light at the end of the tunnel.   We have ...

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Yahoo updates Mail app with weather, sports, and more

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Yahoo’s Mail app is receiving a fresh update with some new features.  The app will now include the ability to browse news, catch up on sports, watch videos and browse Flickr, all in the same place, without switching between apps.   Some unique features that are Android exclusive, is ...

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Google IO 2014 schedule now available

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The schedule for this year’s Google I/O event has just been released.  Below is a quick snapshot of Day 1, but the full schedule, with detail, can be found here.   Nothing big sticks out like “Android Space Shuttle”, but there are tons of sessions that aim towards helping ...

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Why we love (and hate) our smartphones [EDITORIAL]

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There are things we all love and hate about our mobile phones, and today I am going to give you a run down of my likes/dislikes about each manufacturer or certain individual devices.

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Dong Nguyen releases an image of a new game following Flappy Bird news

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Dong Nguyen’s timing is impeccable, first he announced that the much hated Flappy Bird game will be back in August sporting a multiplayer mode and now he has some more news regarding his work to show us, probably to soften the blow of Flappy Bird‘s comeback. Flappy Bird’s ...

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HOW TO: Score $22 worth of Amazon Coins for free

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Simple method earns you free credits plus 10 apps in the process So you like free stuff, eh? How would you like to earn $22 worth of Amazon Coins? What if we threw in 9 premium photo apps and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, too? It’s easy, doesn’t long at all, and works like a... Read More

Shutterbug Delight! Amazon giving away 9 paid photo apps for free today

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Each app comes with $1 worth of credit towards other apps, too In what is becoming an almost weekly occurrence, Amazon is giving away a number of applications for free on Friday. As part of its Free App of the Day program, Amazon is offering up 9 apps centered around a common theme: ...

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Flappy Bird multiplayer? Oh God

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Noooooooo! That might be the first thing that comes to mind; it did for us. Everyone’s favorite love/hate game is coming back later this summer.  Get ready for the return of Flappy Bird. Even though the game was removed from the Google Play Store and iTunes many are still playing it. It ...

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ROM of the Week: CyanogenMod 11

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ROM of the Week is dedicated to highlighting our favorite custom ROMs and builds for Android users. If you’re the type who likes to tinker and push their device to new limits then this column is for you. Note that this isn’t the sort of thing that every AndroidGuys reader will ...

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HTC finally confirms red One M8, but only in Taiwan

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HTC has finally confirmed that red is coming to their lineup of colors for the HTC One M8.  However, it is only available in Taiwan for the moment being.  HTC has not commented on an global release of the red variant, but they did provide a really nice 3D render of it.   Could Verizon... ...

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